News Feed Item

Batteries & Supercapacitors in Consumer Electronics 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Innovation

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Batteries & Supercapacitors in Consumer Electronics 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Innovation

Mobile phone and Laptop sales have increased consistently by double digits in the last years, now with the presence of Smartphones and Tablet PCs this trend will boost in the following years. This new age of communications, information and portability would have not been possible without energy storage solutions to power these portable devices.

Lithium batteries are currently the dominant technology in the energy storage space; this is because of their superior energy density characteristics. The consumer electronics industry has pushed their production to the scale of billions, and consequently through economies of scale optimized its supply chain and reduced their price. However lithium battery technology capabilities are being challenged by the modern multifunctional portable devices which are increasingly requiring higher performance in terms of power density. Whilst current research and development pathways aim for the emergence of a new generation of high energy density technologies, alternative energy storage technologies, are challenging the dominance of lithium batteries. This is the case with supercapacitors, which are an emerging energy storage technology whose characteristics make them strong candidates for satisfying those specific functions where lithium batteries underperform.

On the other hand, the developments of electronics and material science is allowing for new developments in the energy storage field. Now we can build, or better said, print, thin film batteries on different surfaces allowing for new energy storage solutions which coupled with energy harvesting (collecting energy from the environment) and radio frequency technologies unlock many potential applications as traceability in consumer product supply chains and internet remote localization without the need of big devices, just to mention some examples.

This report leads you from the basic concepts to understand the technologies in the energy storage industry including the advantages and limitations of different technologies. This is followed by a comprehensive section of the supercapacitor technology explaining where they fit in the energy storage industry and their potential applications. Finally it introduces the emerging and future technologies in the energy storage space: Thin Film and Flexible Batteries. We present both for batteries and supercapacitors their current research and development paths leading to improvements. Through these sections we highlight the work of the companies involved in this industry. Expanding from previous editions we present potential cost reduction paths for lithium batteries, drivers of the consumer electronic industry, the potential role of super capacitors and innovative technologies and their niche markets. In addition this report presents IDTechEx's comprehensive study of companies in the lithium battery industry: 138 manufacturers of lithium-based rechargeable batteries, including their country, cathode and anode chemistry, electrolyte morphology case type and application priorities. We present a 10 year forecast on lithium batteries, supercapacitors, RFID and wireless sensors applications.

Energy Storage for Smart and Portable Electronic Devices is currently the biggest and fastest growing battery market. The Consumer Electronics segment is one of the fastest changing markets. Portable electronic devices are becoming increasingly multifunctional and this trend is currently requiring better performance from batteries. This report explains the drivers in this changing segment, what are these changes demanding from battery technologies and what are the research and development paths to improve battery technologies accordingly. We present a new entrant technology in the energy storage industry: supercapacitors, which compared with batteries, can deliver high power instantly and do not rely on chemical processes to store energy so they have longer useful lives. We present what is the role of this new technology as an alternative to improve battery performance and satisfy the changing demands of the consumer electronics market. Indeed supercapacitors as an emerging energy storage alternative are challenging the predominance of batteries and complementing their functions. By the other hand thin film batteries open a new category in energy solutions for specific niche markets which can potentially launch them to mass production. RFID and Wireless Sensors are two examples. Emerging battery manufacturing technologies as spray battery painting and new technologies as transparent batteries hold the promise of opening new possibilities in portable device design and energy storage applications.

This report has a global coverage and presents global forecasts and players in the sector.

In this report we provide a 10 year forecast (2013-2023) for the following segments of the energy storage for portable devices and related markets:
- Primary Batteries
- Secondary (or Rechargeable Batteries) (Lithium Batteries)
- Supercapacitors for Smart and Portable Devices
- RFID and Wireless Sensors applications

In addition this report presents IDTechEx's comprehensive study of companies in the lithium battery industry: 138 manufacturers of lithium-based rechargeable batteries, including their country, cathode and anode chemistry, electrolyte morphology case type and application priorities.

Some of the insights you will find in this report:

Following the trend of smartphones, portable devices are becoming increasingly multifunctional, in this report you will find what this trend will be demanding from the energy storage industry.
What trends are behind the primary consumer battery market contraction?
How supercapacitors will step in the consumer electronics industry? What will be the value of this market in 2023?
What are the pathways for cost reduction and increased performance for Lithium Batteries?
1.1. Objective of this report
1.2. Batteries, Supercapacitors and Alternative Energy Storage for Smart and Portable Electronic devices in context
1.3. IDTechEx forecasts
1.4. Total global battery market
1.5. Rechargeable batteries by use
1.6. Cost Drivers and Cost Structure of Lithium Ion Batteries
1.6.1. Cost Structure of Lithium Ion batteries
1.6.2. Paths for further cost reductions on Lithium-ion Batteries
1.7. 138 Lithium-based Rechargeable Battery Manufacturers - Chemistry, Strategy, Success, Potential
1.8. Power requirements of small devices

1.8.1. Power Demand and Specific Power
1.8.2. Capacity, Energy Density and Specific Power
1.9. The Consumer Electronics game is changing: a role for supercapacitors?
1.9.1. Smartphones and Tablet PCs are changing the game of consumer electronics
1.9.2. An analysis of power consumption in Smartphones
1.9.3. A role for supercapacitors in the consumer electronics market
1.10. Alternative directions
1.10.1. Transparent Smartphone
1.10.2. Spray Painted Batteries
1.10.3. Flexible Smartphone
1.10.4. New market drivers
1.11. Conclusions
1.12. Wearable Electronics Can Favour Supercapacitors but the big New Market is for Li-ion
2.1. Small electrical and electronic devices
2.2. Popular chemistry and shape
2.3. What is a battery?
2.3.1. Battery definition
2.3.2. Analogy to a container of liquid
2.3.3. Construction of a battery
2.3.4. Many shapes of battery
2.3.5. Single use vs rechargeable batteries
2.3.6. Challenges with batteries in small devices

.4. What is a capacitor?
2.4.1. Capacitor definition
2.4.2. Analogy to a spring
2.4.3. Capacitor construction
2.5. Limitations of energy storage devices
2.5.1. The electronic device and its immediate support
2.5.2. Safety
2.5.3. Improvement in performance taking place
2.6. Standards
3.1. Technology successes and failures
3.2. Lithium ion
3.2.1. Formats of the leading forms of battery
3.2.2. Cost Drivers of Lithium Ion Batteries.
3.2.3. Materials Cost Drivers
3.2.4. Improvements in specific energy and/or energy density
3.2.5. Anode New Materials Development
3.2.6. Cathode New Materials Improvement
3.2.7. Improvements in Power
3.2.8. Improvements in safety and reliability
3.2.9. The Lithium Batteries of the Future
3.2.10. Materials and economies of scale
3.2.11. Manufacturing cost drivers

4.1. Evolution of Markets for Lithium Ion Batteries
4.2. Forecast for Smart and Portable Devices
4.3. Trends in Smart and Portable Electronic Devices
4.3.1. Increasing Multifunctionality: From Simon to IPhone.
4.3.2. Is the race for the thinnest mobile in the market over?
4.3.3. The iPad
4.3.4. IPhone and Nokia want a piece of Cannon and Nikkon's market- Can Supercapacitors play a role on this strategy?
4.3.5. Power Efficiency due to Multiple Core Processors in Smartphones
4.4. Supercapacitors as a solution for peak power requirements in smart and portable devices
4.4.1. An analysis of power consumption in Smartphones
4.4.2. Digital Cameras Flash - why today's digital cameras need a more powerful flash
4.4.3. Laptop Solid State Drives use Supercapacitors
5.1. Energy Storage for Wireless Sensors and RFID
5.1.1. Customised and AAA/AA Batteries
5.1.2. Planar Energy Devices
5.1.3. Primary battery life extension
5.1.4. Always Ready Smart Nano Battery
5.1.5. Energy Storage of batteries in standard and laminar formats
5.1.6. Future options for higher energy density
5.1.7. Laminar Fuel Cells
5.1.8. Tadiran Batteries twenty year batteries
6.1. Laminar lithium batteries
6.2. Laminar printed manganese dioxide batteries
6.2.1. Printed battery construction

6.2.2. Printed battery production facilities
6.2.3. Applications of printed batteries
6.2.4. Printed battery specifications
6.3. Ultrathin battery from Front Edge Technology
6.4. Nanotube flexible battery
6.5. Transparent battery - NEC and Waseda University
6.6. Battery Assembly through Spray Painting
6.7. Other emerging needs for laminar batteries - apparel and medical
6.7.1. Electronic apparel
6.7.2. Wireless body area network
6.8. Biobatteries do their own harvesting
6.9. Battery that incorporates energy harvesting - FlexEl
6.10. Microbatteries built with viruses
6.11. Biomimetic energy storage system
6.12. Magnetic spin battery
7.1. Example of capacitor storage application - e-labels
7.2. Many shapes of capacitor
7.3. Capacitors for small devices

7.4. What does a supercapacitor for small devices look like?
7.5. Supercapacitors = Ultracapacitors
7.6. Where supercapacitors fit in
7.7. Advantages and disadvantages
7.8. How it all began
7.9. Applications
7.10. Uses in small devices.
7.11. Relevance to energy harvesting
7.11.1. Perpetuum harvester
7.11.2. Human power to recharge portable electronics
7.11.3. Use in nanoelectronics
7.12. Can supercapacitors replace capacitors?
7.13. Can supercapacitors replace batteries?
7.14. Electric vehicle demonstrations and adoption
7.15. How an EDLC supercapacitor works
7.15.1. Basic geometry
7.15.2. Properties of EDL
7.15.3. Charging
7.15.4. Discharging and cycling
7.15.5. Energy density
7.15.6. Achieving higher voltages
7.16. Improvements coming along
7.16.1. Better electrodes
7.16.2. Better electrolytes
7.16.3. Better carbon technologies
7.16.4. Carbon nanotubes and Graphene
7.16.5. Carbon aerogel

7.16.6. Solid activated carbon
7.16.7. Carbon derived carbon
7.16.8. Fast charging is achieved
7.17. Microscopic supercapacitors become possible
7.17.1. Graphene
7.18. Flexible, paper and transparent supercapacitors
7.18.1. University of Minnesota
7.18.2. University of Southern California
7.18.3. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute USA
7.19. Woven wearable supercapacitors
7.20. National University of Singapore: a competitor for supercapacitors?
7.21. Handling surge power in electronics
7.22. Wireless systems and Burst-Mode Communications
7.23. Energy harvesting
7.23.1. Bicycles and wristwatches
7.23.2. Polyacenes or polypyrrole
7.23.3. New shapes
7.23.4. Human power to recharge portable electronics
7.24. Using a supercapacitor to manage your power
7.24.1. A glimpse at the new magic

7.25. Supercabatteries or bacitors
8.1. Blue Spark Technologies USA
8.2. Cap-XX Australia
8.3. Celxpert Energy Corp. Taiwan Head Quarter
8.4. Cymbet USA
8.5. Permanent Power for Wireless Sensors - White Paper from Cymbet
8.7. Duracell USA
8.8. Enfucell Finland
8.9. Excellatron USA
8.10. Front Edge Technology USA
8.11. Frontier Carbon Corporation Japan
8.12. Harvard University USA
8.13. Hitachi Maxell
8.14. Holst Centre Netherlands
8.15. Infinite Power Solutions USA
8.16. Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Singapore
8.17. Lebônê Solutions South Africa
8.18. Lifeline Energy

8.19. LG Chem
8.20. Lilliputian Systems
8.21. Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA
8.22. Maxwell Technologies Inc., USA
8.23. Murata Japan
8.24. National Renewable Energy Laboratory USA
8.25. NEC Japan
8.26. Nippon Chemi-Con Japan
8.27. Oak Ridge National Laboratory USA
8.28. Panasonic Japan
8.29. Paper Battery Company USA
8.30. Planar Energy Devices USA
8.31. Renata Batteries
8.32. ReVolt Technologies Ltd
8.33. Sandia National Laboratory USA
8.35. Solicore USA
8.36. Sony Japan
8.37. Technical University of Berlin Germany
8.38. University of California Los Angeles USA

8.39. University of Michigan USA
8.40. Tadiran Batteries
8.41. University of Sheffield UK
8.42. University of Wollongong Australia
8.43. Waseda University
9.1. Market for energy storage for smart and portable electronic devices
9.1.1. IDTechEx forecasts
9.2. Total global battery market
9.3. Batteries for Active RFID and Wireless Sensors Networks
9.3.2. Batteries for gift cards
9.3.3. Batteries for car keys
9.4. Printed and thin film batteries 2013-2023
9.5. Forecast assumptions and Reality Checks
9.5.1. Rechargeable Energy Storage for Smart and Portable electronic devices.
9.5.2. Global Battery Outlook
9.5.3. Supercapacitors

To order this report: Batteries & Supercapacitors in Consumer Electronics 2013-2023: Forecasts, Opportunities, Innovation

Contact Clare: [email protected]
US: (339)-368-6001
Intl: +1 339-368-6001

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Get deep visibility into the performance of your databases and expert advice for performance optimization and tuning. You can't get application performance without database performance. Give everyone on the team a comprehensive view of how every aspect of the system affects performance across SQL database operations, host server and OS, virtualization resources and storage I/O. Quickly find bottlenecks and troubleshoot complex problems.
Regulatory requirements exist to promote the controlled sharing of information, while protecting the privacy and/or security of the information. Regulations for each type of information have their own set of rules, policies, and guidelines. Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are faced with increasing demand for services at decreasing prices. Demonstrating and maintaining compliance with regulations is a nontrivial task and doing so against numerous sets of regulatory requirements can be daunting task...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Businesses and business units of all sizes can benefit from cloud computing, but many don't want the cost, performance and security concerns of public cloud nor the complexity of building their own private clouds. Today, some cloud vendors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify cloud deployment and management. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ajay Gulati, Co-founder and CEO of ZeroStack, will discuss how AI can simplify cloud operations. He will cover the following topics: why clou...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to simplify and streamline our lives by automating routine tasks that distract us from our goals. This promise is based on the ubiquitous deployment of smart, connected devices that link everything from industrial control systems to automobiles to refrigerators. Unfortunately, comparatively few of the devices currently deployed have been developed with an eye toward security, and as the DDoS attacks of late October 2016 have demonstrated, this oversight can ...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Exp...
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the ‘digital exhaust’ from the delivery toolchain, "pervasive" and "cognitive" computing, APIs and services, mobile devices and applications, the Internet of Things, and now even blockchain. In this power panel at @...
Kubernetes is a new and revolutionary open-sourced system for managing containers across multiple hosts in a cluster. Ansible is a simple IT automation tool for just about any requirement for reproducible environments. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Patrick Galbraith, a principal engineer at HPE, discussed how to build a fully functional Kubernetes cluster on a number of virtual machines or bare-metal hosts. Also included will be a brief demonstration of running a Galera MyS...
Internet-of-Things discussions can end up either going down the consumer gadget rabbit hole or focused on the sort of data logging that industrial manufacturers have been doing forever. However, in fact, companies today are already using IoT data both to optimize their operational technology and to improve the experience of customer interactions in novel ways. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Gordon Haff, Red Hat Technology Evangelist, will share examples from a wide range of industries – includin...
"We build IoT infrastructure products - when you have to integrate different devices, different systems and cloud you have to build an application to do that but we eliminate the need to build an application. Our products can integrate any device, any system, any cloud regardless of protocol," explained Peter Jung, Chief Product Officer at Pulzze Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
"We are an all-flash array storage provider but our focus has been on VM-aware storage specifically for virtualized applications," stated Dhiraj Sehgal of Tintri in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Between 2005 and 2020, data volumes will grow by a factor of 300 – enough data to stack CDs from the earth to the moon 162 times. This has come to be known as the ‘big data’ phenomenon. Unfortunately, traditional approaches to handling, storing and analyzing data aren’t adequate at this scale: they’re too costly, slow and physically cumbersome to keep up. Fortunately, in response a new breed of technology has emerged that is cheaper, faster and more scalable. Yet, in meeting these new needs they...